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ankara@aiesec.org.tr +90 312 213 9423 Location Cengizhan Avenue, 36th Street, No. 24

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Anıtkabir (literally, "memorial tomb") is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in Ankara and was designed by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Ahmet Orhan Arda, whose proposal beat 48 other entries from several countries in a competition held by the Turkish Government in 1941 for a "monumental tomb" for Atatürk.


Ankara Castle is a fortification from ancient or medieval era in Ankara, Turkey. The exact date of its construction is unknown. Having been controlled by Romans and Byzantines earlier; it was captured by Seljuq Turks in 1073, by Crusaders in 1101 and again by Seljuqs in 1227. The castle saw extensive repair by the order of Ä°brahim PaĹ&#x;a in 1832 during the Ottoman era.


Kızılay is a neighbourhood in Ankara, mostly known for its trading and shopping centers. There are also many retail shops and small grocery stores along the main road. There is a large area of restaurants and bars with outdoor seating, together with a number of popular fish markets and restaurants, as well as an outdoor flower market. Güven Park in Kızılay has many trees and benches, while a train station and a large bus station nearby provides easy access to other parts of the city.


Nafiz Altay nafiz.altay@aiesec.net +90 536 848 4813

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